Here are five reads that have me thinking…
Kristann Orton. Medium
Key quote: “But to wait until that vision is completely built to test for desirability, feasibility and viability is foolhardy. Tests for all three characteristics need to be built during implementation so that adjustments can be made to keep you on the right course.” Read the rest here.
Melissa Dahl. The Cut
Key quote: “Think of self-promotion as a role you occasionally step into, and will eventually step back out of. Regular You may hate talking about herself, but Job Interview You? She can handle it.” Read the rest here.
Mithu Storoni. Inc.
Key quote: “Even if you have a brilliant, world-changing, innovative, streak inside you, you’re at risk of abandoning your entrepreneurial ideas, changing your beliefs and surrendering to the pessimism of naysayers, if you surround yourself by them.” Read the rest here.
Dorie Clark. Harvard Business Review
Key quote: “Many professionals attempt to cope in a passive-aggressive way, showing up late to meetings or fiddling with their gadgets instead of listening. But that may be the worst choice of all, because it perpetuates an office culture where it’s OK to tune out your colleagues and disrespect others’ time.” Read the rest here.
Kristen Ulmer. Thrive Global
Key Quote: “If you step out of your comfort zone, where there is fear, you experience adventure, excitement, growth, and learning. But if you avoid fear, these things dry up, and so too then, does your passion. The same goes for work.” Read the rest here.